In the cool, high vineyards of eastern Portugal, the Síria grape seems to have found a good home. It produces a crisp, fruity wine, with lemon and ripe apple flavors. Textured, tight and delicious, it brings bright acidity and lively fruitiness. Drink now.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.